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Toothpaste for acne and zits

Any over the counter toothpaste can be a good remedy for acne and zits. Dab a small amount of paste, just enough to cover the zit. Allow it to dry and then wipe off with luke warm water, then apply again. Do this before bed and you'll will find that the zit has lost it's glow (you'll also smell sweet peppermint dreams!)


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Gave my skin red blotches Comments By: ohboy on 2010-08-03
I had always heard that toothpaste worked great over night, and going on a date tomorrow, i wanted to give it a try. I used colgate, and now my skin has red blotches on my forehead and I don't know what to do!
 
Few tips for toothpaste remedy... Comments By: Catblaster on 2010-08-06
Few tips:
-Do not try if your skin is sensitive.
-Use a paste and not a gel. The gel takes longer to dry and I find it a little harsher.
-I would not recommend a paste with whitener, it too is harsh on your skin.
-Use only on small area of face, avoid eye area and skin around mouth. They are very easily irritated by this method.
-Can be left on overnight, but not necessary. Just wait till paste dries and wipe off with warm cloth.
-Several applications might be needed (2X per day)
-Do not combine with other topical acne medicine.
-My favorite is Colgate Total Clean Mint Paste.
-I use it all the time for mild acne and problem blemishes, and it usually does the trick if I use it 2X a day for 2-3 days.
-Good luck! I am a 22-year-old female who suffers from occasional breakouts, but I know how awful blemishes can make you feel about yourself. You are your own worst critic, and most people don't even notice your spots! :)

 
NO REPEATING Comments By: PixieLLL on 2010-08-11
the problem with repeating the steps is it WILL BURN your skin. by no means to leave overnight.

PS try Clinque specifically for zits.

 
! Comments By: Anon on 2010-08-12
GREAT! Cleared skin well crest 3d white works well dont use for a long amount of time at first like 5 minutes and almost is like a facelift or a day after you use it!

 
Try This! Comments By: Tina on 2010-08-22
dont use toothpaste. my skin isnt sensitive, but heres what to use : Clean n Clear 2 times daily and Sea Breeze. They can be found at a store. use both 2 times daily, and look at your skin!

 
This Does NOT work.. Comments By: Liya on 2010-08-24
This Does NOT work.. I put toothpaste on my face.. But not reconizinq the ''gel'' kind.. Now iHave Burnt looken marks on my face. Im tryinq my best to qet it off with the Stuff my doctor qave me b4 i even tried usinq toothpaste for my pimples. hopefully the stuff my doctor qave me for my acne will clear the bruns?
 
DO NOT USE I REPEAT DO NOT Comments By: Lauren on 2010-08-27
about a week ago a small pimple like blemish appeared on my face. i put toothpast before and after i popped it. I left it on for quite some time, all day and night, and I continued to apply it. Bad idea. the next day i had a huge red peeling burn. it was very noticiable. luckily, two days later, it is peeling and i can see my new skin that has grown in.

if u want your burn to heal like mine you must NOT touch it, wash your face with a bar of soap at least twice a day, and apply neosporin after washing. it should take 2-5 days for it to go away.

 
Just did it, and well just read Comments By: Michelle on 2010-09-02
I just put toothpaste on certain parts of my skin (nose, and chin mainly).I did use crest, that was before i know about the horror stories. It tingled, didnt burn but i kept it on for ten minutes. I have extremely sensitive skin, and it seems like the pimples have smoothed over, a little irritated but nothing too bad (i've had worse!) Just dont keep it on too long wait til it dries.

-->And!! read this!!! NEVER leave anything on your face over night. UNLESS! you are instructed to. Toothpaste will dry out your skin, ripping apart the layers of skin! just like sunburn! Also, if your skin is irritated after you do this try applying something really cold to the area.
Always moisturize, be nice to your skin!


toothpaste isnt a miracle for skin, but depending on your skin type it may help you. just be careful.

 
It really works!! Trust me!! Try it even if u dnt think it works try it!!! Comments By: WildfireXXX on 2010-09-05
Listen guys!! Ppl always says it doesn't work but it's diff for everyone ok? So jua give it a try an if u doesn't work for u then try other remedies!! ( but I promise this should work for most ppl) now if u wake up in the morn an u have school an u find a pimple/zit on if nose then put tooth paste on it untill it dries! (may take 30 min tops) but the longer the better!!! Then wash of with Luke warm water!! An u should see results!! It will be noticably smaller an it won't be red!!! An u can repeat this to highten ur results!!! (I recommend twice) now I know some ppl say it won't work if u pop it or pick it but dnt wry it will trust me I did it an it works fine!!!! Yea it might burn allitlle more than if u didn't pick it......but it works(actually faster than if u didn't prik it) yes when u put the toothpaste on it will tingle or burn some ppl like the tingle sensation an some dnt!!!

BUT JUS GUVE IT A TRY AN IM SURE ULL BE PLEASED!! FOLLOW MY SIMPLE STEPS ABOVE AN FIND OUT FOR UR SELF!! I HOPE U GET THE SAME RESULTS I DID!! ^_^

IF U HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED CLEARANCE OF THE STEPS PLS EMAIL ME!! [email protected] I CHECK MY MAIL EVERY 30 MIN SO ILL GET BAK TO U IN A HEART BEAT!! PROMISE!!

 
PAIN SHAME, THEN RESULT Comments By: anon on 2010-10-09
1.BURNS
2. SKIN BLACKENED
3. SCHOOL, LOOKS AS IF I GOT PUNCHED
4. ALL PEELED OFF LIKE PAPER IN 3 DAYS, RED
5. NO SPOTS IN THAT AREA

 
BURNED Comments By: lola on 2010-10-21
i wouldnt take the chances just make an appt. with your dermatolagist casue i tried it and it BURNED my face :(
 
amazing.. Comments By: Anon on 2010-10-25
i used aquafresh and it worked....it burned a little( maybe cuz im sorta drama queen...) but i decided to ignore it, washed my face, went to bed, and next moring....ta-da all GONE!
 
It does really work but not on all types of skin Comments By: Riyana on 2010-10-29
I was told by a friend to use apply touth paste overnight. it is my third day using white paste and believe me it has reduced!!! My face is clearing.
 
It does really work but not on all types of skin Comments By: Riyana on 2010-10-29
I was told by a friend to apply touth paste overnight. it is my third day using white paste and believe me it has reduced!!! My face is clearing.
 
worked last time Comments By: Robin on 2010-10-30
i used the white gel part of o gel/paste mix, two nights later, clear skin! this time i have colgate and im not sure its a pimple, and its not woring so well and it dosent burn, the pimple dosent react, so im still trying
 
It Works Wonders Comments By: Alycia on 2010-11-10
Well I tried it last night and woke up with little pimples on my face! CAUTION: IF YOU NO YOU HAVE SENSITIVE SKIN, PLEASE DON'T USE TOOTHPASTE! I don't know how much more I can stress that. Anyways,If you are using the toothpaste face mask, DON"T KEEP IT ON OVERNIGHT! It will dry up the pimple and make it smaller, BUT It could dry up that area!!! Try putting a little at a time to see how it works for you! Also, to keep your face smooth and soft add a moisturizer or lotion and see how it helps! Good luck

Warning: Results my vary! =]

 



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